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Does Garlic have Health Benefits?

Since Greek and Roman times we have been consuming garlic both for its taste and for its assumed health benefits. It is easy to tell whether the chef has added too much garlic to the salad dressing.

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Breast Fed Babies Start off Right

There are just some things that you can’t improve on. For many reasons, feeding a newborn an infant formula is not as good as breastfeeding. As we understand more about the complex

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Isoflavones - the Active Ingredients in Soybean

Soybean is becoming a popular food ingredient. More and more consumers are looking for products that contain soybean, and fortunately the grocery stores have many soy-based foods.

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Carbs - A Popular Topic for Weight Watchers

It seems like everyone these days is talking about carbs or, more correctly, carbohydrates. In any introductory nutrition course, you learn that our foods are made up of a mixture of five families of

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Supplements for keeping mentally sharp in Old Age

It is the fear of every baby boomer. As we age the question arises: “Am I as sharp as I was when I was younger?” Young people appear to be able to think faster and remember more. The image of an aged

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Celiac Disease A Disease of the Digestive System

The digestive system is a complex organ that has the task of extracting all the nutrients we need for living and growing, from the foods that we eat. The digestive process is a combination of chemical,

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Eat What You Want and Walk it Off

Fad diets come and fade diets go. Eat this, don’t eat that. Some diets seem to work - for a short time anyway. But the true test comes a year later when the scales show that you have gained back all that weight that

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